The Surrender Experiment Book Review

  Let Go and let God. Ishvara Pranidhana. Kneel before the Lord. Surrender to Source. Different forms of spirituality or religion emphasize the importance of surrendering to something greater than yourself with the promise that when we choose to follow the lead of a Higher Power, our lives will open in ways we never could [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Books & DVDs|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

Ayurveda has been practiced in the US for only about 30 years, yet it is one of the systems of medicine native to India and is thousands of years old. Readers are invited to submit questions for “Ayurveda Q & A” to [email protected] Q: I have suffered the past couple years with acid reflux. I [...]

By | March 7th, 2012|Ayurveda|0 Comments

Take a Stand in Eternity

A meditation on seeing God everywhere inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new version of the vijnana bhairava tantra Minds wander. That’s what they do. Attention is dynamic by nature, always on a Quest. Hearts are always looking for love. The heart, by design, longs to be in the rhythm of giving and receiving. In [...]

By | January 19th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle was a Not-So-Quiet Yogi

In the 200 years that Eastern spiritual teachings have been filtering into American life, the disseminators have included great artists as well as gurus, scholars, and scientists. We have absorbed the principles of Hinduism, Buddhism and other Asian traditions through the poems of T.S. Eliot and W.B. Yeats; the novels of Herman Hesse, Somerset Maugham [...]

By | December 8th, 2011|Music|1 Comment

We Are The Champions

Joseph Encinia   Yoga On The Road To The Olympics...   For some people, it’s puzzling: “Yoga is not a competitive sport,” they say. For others, the road to the Olympics is paved with determination and the desire to see the practice become a fully integrated part of one of the world’s largest [...]

By | April 12th, 2011|Yoga in the World|0 Comments

Serving The Inner And Outer Environment

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Speaks On Consciousness And Our Ecology “We have always used the water of holy rivers like the Ganga and Yamuna to purify ourselves, but today we have reached a point where we have to purify this water.” — Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. For spiritual leader and humanitarian His Holiness Sri Sri [...]

By | April 12th, 2011|Meditation|0 Comments

Life Is Messy; Clean It

Handling The Broom Four hours north of Mexico City is a town called San Miguel de Allende. In the mornings, if one stays long enough to numb to the sounds of barking dogs, crowing roosters and the all too occasional cohetes (fireworks), the whisper of a straw broom against aged-old cobblestones can be heard. For [...]

By | March 26th, 2011|Green Living|0 Comments

Mahasivratri: The Night Of The Yogi/Yogini

One day of each year, millions observe what is considered the most sacred vortex of time to be blessed in transformation and grace. For thousands of years, yogis, saints, sadhus, and householders in India have observed this moment, the MahaSivratri by staying up all night celebrating Lord Siva. MahaSivratri is the night of the Eternal [...]

By | March 26th, 2011|Spirituality|0 Comments

Sitting Down With: David Newman/Durga Das

Stay Strong For the past seven years, David Newman (also known as Durga Das) has been traveling the world with his wife Mira and other band members (including beloved LA-based musician Philippo Franchini) sharing the art of kirtan (call-and-response devotional singing) live and with albums like Lotus Feet and his newest, titled To Be Home. [...]

By | February 22nd, 2011|Interviews|0 Comments

Ayurveda Q & A

  Question: Are there any Ayurvedic dietary or herbal recommendations for a chronic and sometimes acute condition involving a healed ulcer and erythema (area of intense inflammation) in the stomach? Foods that significantly aggravate my pain are: coffee, concentrated tomato products (such as salsa and spaghetti sauce) and alcohol. I have eliminated these foods from my [...]

By | February 22nd, 2011|Ayurveda|0 Comments